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2008 

Maybe, I haven't decided yet. I am working on a transaction with a high profile agent in the Plattsburgh, NY area; Andre LaFountain. Andre is a smart cat, he is heavily imbedded in real estate but he also has a few things producing additional income for himself on the side. Andre has approached m...
02/27/2008
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Organization is crucial. This thought came to mind as I was organizing and sorting my email. I must've had about 200 emails still in my inbox. I use outlook to sort my email into folders. I keep everything, because I never know when I may need to reference it again. You know the old saying right?...
02/22/2008
"No Closing Cost++ Home Refinance Loan.Call Today to Combine Mortgage and Debt."I found this enticing headline today on a one of countrywides websites. This cracks me up because I have been talking about this for some time. It makes me wonder though, if it is presented this way is the consumer ha...
02/21/2008
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Just as I was writing my last post about the fact that referral business is far superior to internet leads I got a call from John Murphy with a referral. He said that the person whom he sent to me left a message for me. I am not sure which phone she called. I don't recall receiving a call from he...
02/21/2008
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I received a referral from Kathy Bennett of Re/Max North Country a few days ago. I am working on the loan file now and it is a go. A couple of days later I had the opportunity to send someone her way. Then I had another opportunity to recomend her and I did. This morning I received a call from so...
02/21/2008
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I feel that my efforts are really beginning to pay off. That being said I have had a very rough month this month. Forever I have been seeing the media paint a devastating picture of the housing crisis and credit crunch. I saw all of the media, but I felt inwardly that it did not matter as it does...
02/21/2008
  I never really got the point of marketing to FSBO's until recently. I know that it makes great sense for Realtors and real estate sales people to market to FSBO's, but why would a mortgage pro do such a thing?After hours of brainstorming last night I think that I have come up with a good reason...
02/13/2008
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You may have read my blog post asking about whether or not letter's work. I posted that blog here on AR to get some feedback with regard to a marketing campaign that I built in order to tap into more of a referral based business as opposed to a lead sifting business.I got a lot of great feedback ...
02/06/2008
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